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Market Monitor Steel China 2017

Market Monitor

  • China
  • Metals,
  • Steel

14th November 2017

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Overcapacity remains the main challenge, as the rebalancing of the economy from investment and export-driven growth towards private consumption continues.

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    Market Monitor Construction Belgium 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Belgium
    • Construction

    13th February 2018

    Improvements in business performance and credit risk seen in 2017 and the stable outlook for 2018 have led to a performance rating upgrade to “Fair”.

    Market Monitor Construction France 2018

    Market Monitor

    • France
    • Construction

    13th February 2018

    The sector still suffers from fierce competition with prices and profitability at a low level, while major players keep putting pressure on subcontractors.

    Market Monitor Construction Italy 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Italy
    • Construction

    13th February 2018

    Tight lending conditions set by banks still hamper sector performance, exacerbating the fact that many construction businesses remain highly geared.

    Market Monitor Construction UK 2018

    Market Monitor

    • United Kingdom
    • Construction

    13th February 2018

    Brexit will undoubtedly impact on the construction market in the coming years, as the industry is very susceptible to shifts in investor confidence.

    Market Monitor Construction Romania 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Romania
    • Construction

    13th February 2018

    Banks remain rather cautious in providing loans to the industry due to the large number of insolvencies and generally volatile market demand situation.

    Market Monitor Construction USA 2018

    Market Monitor

    • USA
    • Construction

    13th February 2018

    Construction expansion is set to continue, underpinned by robust economic growth, with building businesses profit margins expected to remain stable.

    Market Monitor Construction Spain 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Spain
    • Construction

    13th February 2018

    The profit and loss accounts of businesses active in energy-intensive segments (e.g. cement) are negatively affected by elevated electricity and gas costs.

    Market Monitor Construction Australia 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Australia
    • Construction

    13th February 2018

    While mining-related activity could decline further the prospects for growth in other parts of engineering and non-residential construction are improving.

    Market Monitor Construction Mexico 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Mexico
    • Construction

    13th February 2018

    The outlook for 2018 remains subdued and the already low profit margins of many construction businesses are expected to deteriorate further in H1 of 2018.

    Market Monitor Construction Hungary 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Hungary
    • Construction

    13th February 2018

    Payments take 60-120 days on average and the payment behaviour has been rather bad over the past two years, with a high level of protracted payments.

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